Review the theme.
Society creates unnecessary prejudice against people who are different.
Which event from "The Convict and the Bishop" contributes to the development of the theme?
Valjean is refused lodging at the jail.
The peasant threatens Valjean with a gun.
The bishop put his silver on the table.
The old woman sends Valjean to the church.
Read the passage.
The Duvitches' dog Kasimar behaved just like the family to which he belonged.He seemed to be afraid of his own shadow, and nobody had ever heard him bark or growl. Whichfigure of speechis represented by the underlined text?
Review the scenario.
An author wishes to make it easy for readers to identify with the narrator's feelings.
Whichpoint of viewwould bemostuseful in achieving this effect?
third-person omniscient point of view
third-person limited point of view
first-person point of view
Read both sentences closely.
My father asked me tohandhim the wrench for the sink repair.
For the guitar player, hishandswere the source of his livelihood.
Which best describes the two definitions for the wordhand?
In the first sentence,handmeans "a part of the body"; in the second sentence, it describes someone or something that provides assistance.
In both sentences,handdescribes someone or something that provides assistance.
In the first sentence,handmeans to give something to someone. In the second sentence,handmeans a part of the body.
In the first sentence,handmeans to hold someone's hand in order to help them. In the second sentence, it means to give something to someone.
Review the sentence.
When the bridesmaid wore white to the wedding, it was considered quite thefaux pas.
Whichbestdefines the phrasefaux pasin the sentence?
To respond to an invitation
Seize the day.
A socially awkward mistake
Read the passage closely.
At school everyone made fun of the thick black-breadsandwiches the Duvitch boys ate for lunch. And the girlsstared and pointed at their boiled-out, ragpickers’ clothes,obviously salvaged from the dump on the outskirts of town.
Which bestidentifies the effect of the author's use of hyperbole in "The Strangers That Came to Town"?
It helps the reader visualize the author's prejudices against the Duvitch family.
It makes the language more confusing to the reader.
It makes the story funny.
It makes the story more exciting and adventurous.
Read the description.
Lindsey is preparing to write a paper. To get started, she begins by writing down every idea she can think of that is related to her topic. She does not worry about organization.
Whichprewriting strategyis described?
Which sentence uses commas correctly?
Take a bellyflop in a pool, and you'll find that the water feels pretty hard.
Water itself is pure but, it may carry poisons in it.
Some rain has acid in it and this, can be dangerous.
This "acid rain" can kill trees, and, it can also poison fish.
Which uses commas correctly?
Officer I am sure I was going, only 55 miles per hour.
Go, team go!
Come on, Sammy, pedal this bike faster!
Now then, naughty dog what is your excuse for chewing this shoe?
The importance of self-respect
Which passage from "Thank You, M'am"bestillustrates the theme?
"If you think that that conflict is not going to last awhile, you got another thought coming."
"I were young once and I wanted things I could not get."
"Your face is dirty. I got a great mind to wash your face for you. Ain't you got nobody home to tell you to wash your face?"
"I want a pair of blue suede shoes," said the boy.
People are not always what they seem.
Which event from "Thank You, M'am"bestsupports the theme?
Mrs. Jones grabs Roger and drags him to her house.
Mrs. Jones is walking home alone at night.
Roger tries to steal Mrs. Jones's purse.
Roger has no family at home.
Which best identifies theclimaxof "The Strangers That Came to Town"?
The two brothers put soap in the Duvitches' bucket of fish.
The Duvitches are accepted on Syringa Street.
The boys replace Mr. Duvitch's fish.
The Duvitch family moves to Syringa Street.
Read this passage from "The Strangers That Came to Town":Instead Mr. Duvitch broke down. Tom and I did not know where to look. During those moments we suffered more intensely than we had suffered in the clouds of mosquitoes and under the blazing sun. After our neighbor had composed himself, he seized our hands and bowed his head over them. Tom and I swallowed hard.Based on the language the author uses, what conclusion can be drawn about how the reader feels in this moment?
The reader feels angry.
The reader feels distant and ashamed.
The reader feels emotional and shares the narrator's embarrassment.
The reader feels content and relaxed.
Read the passage from "Winter Storms: The Deceptive Killers."
Exposure to cold can cause frostbite orhypothermiaand become life-threatening.
Which identifies the best meaning of the technical termhypothermia?
A pattern of precipitation leading to snowy conditions
A factor of temperature and wind speed
An illness caused by extremely low body temperatures
A description of annual mean snowfall in the U.S.
Which sentence uses the wordoptimistcorrectly?
He was always upset and quiet, an eternal optimist.
Even after losing her job, she remained upbeat and optimistic.
The rain was optimistic.
The optimistic crowd booed and jeered until the band lef the stage.
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